Assertiveness and Performance Tasks

Jerald C. Moneva, Nicole G. Bolos


Assertiveness is defined as a behavior in which an individual is confident and can express thoughts, feelings, and opinion in direct honest way. Whereas, performance task pertains to an activity which students are asked to perform or demonstrate their understanding. This study aims to assess the association between assertiveness as independent variable, and level of performance task as dependent variable using descriptive correlation design. The respondents are the senior high school students of Jagobiao National High School. Checklist is used as research instrument of the study. The data are analyzed through Chi-square test as statistical treatment. The result of this study shows that Jagobiao National High School students have high correlation between the two variables. To simplify the idea, level of assertiveness can influence the students’ performance in school.

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